Can the Orthodox Jewish Religious Accept the LGBT People?
By Dan Juster
The weekend Jerusalem Post featured an article with the headline asking if the Orthodox Jewish Community could accept LGBT people and especially young people. It is interesting to note the phrasing. What does acceptance mean? Does it mean tolerance in spite of disagreement with the lifestyles of LGBT people? Or does it mean supporting their… Read more »
Here is a brief analysis of the Israeli elections. There is almost no change from the last election that failed to produce a government. Likud has 31 seats and Blue and While has 32 seats. They still, most likely, need each other to form a government. Of course, if those numbers stick, Blue and White… Read more »
Israelis More Apathetic than Ever as they Head To the Polls
By Ron Cantor
Israelis are voting today in elections that will determine the next government and yet, according to polls, Israelis are more apathetic than ever. With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dogged by allegations of corruption and a growing mistrust among secular Israelis who are ruffled by his alliance with religious parties, no clear leader has risen up… Read more »